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Monthly Tropical Weather Summary
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Sat Aug 1 2020

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Five tropical storms, including two which became hurricanes, formed 
in the basin in July.  One tropical depression also formed late in 
the month over the far eastern portion of the basin.  The five named 
storms ties the record for the most named storms forming during the 
month of July, which was previous set in July 2005. The season has 
been considerably more active than average so far, as typically only 
1 or 2 named storms form prior to August. So far in  2020, nine 
named storms have formed, including 2 hurricanes -- Hanna and 
Isaias. 

In terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the 
strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity 
in the basin so far in 2020 has also been above average, about 
twice the long-term mean.

Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at
the National Hurricane Center website at
www.hurricanes.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2020&basin=atl

Summary Table

Name                  Dates          Max Wind (mph)
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TS  Arthur          16-19 May            60
TS  Bertha          27-28 May            50
TS  Cristobal        1- 9 Jun            60
TS  Dolly           22-24 Jun            45
TS  Edouard          4-6 Jul             45
TS  Fay              9-11 Jul            60
TS  Gonzalo          1-25 Jul            65
H   Hanna           23-27 Jul            80
H   Isaias      30 Jul-                  85
TD  Ten         31 Jul-                  35
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Hurricane Specialist Unit



 
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